What do you have to do to get tossed out of the “Architects Declare” club? OPPO is the fifth largest telecommunications company in the world… Read More »Zaha Hadid Architects designs swoopy new Oppo offices in Shenzen
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) just released their list of winners of the 2020 AIA Awards, which “celebrates the best contemporary architecture regardless of… Read More »Make this the last AIA Awards where they don’t consider sustainability
The modern movement started as a way of dealing with tuberculosis. The same rules apply today. They are everywhere in Asia now, (this photo is… Read More »How modern, minimalist design (and washing your hands) can fight disease
RIBA has announced that all its prizes will now be sustainable. We are going to need a counterpoint. Prince Charles once trashed and killed a… Read More »Why we need a Carbon-cle Cup Award for Unsustainable Design
Oliver Wainright of the Guardian calls for a rethink of the way we put buildings together and take them apart. “Ban Demolition” is a tag… Read More »It’s time to ban demolition and design for deconstruction
Studies show that taller buildings are simply less efficient, and don’t even give you any more useable area. Why bother? Writing in Curbed, Patrick Sisson… Read More »If we care about sustainability, should we still be building super-tall skyscrapers?
It’s actually rather elegant and understated for the Danish superstar. Projects by the Bjarke Ingels Group, or BJARKE! as I tend to think of him,… Read More »Bjarke Ingels Group and Toyota are building a wild, woven and wooden city of the future
In October, 2018 the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report which concluded that we have until 2030 to cut our carbon… Read More »How our thinking changed in 2019: Upfront Carbon Emissions